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Wheel of Sharp Weapons
by Venerable Thubten Chodron©
Cloud Mountain, Washington, USA
10-19 September 2004


At the fall 2004 Manjushri retreat, Venerable gave teachings on The Wheel-Weapon Mind Training by Dharmaraksita, a lojong, or mind-training, text that discusses how to transform difficulties into the path.

1. Introduction
How to transform difficulties into the path: how to practice the dharma in real life; background of the teaching and its author.
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2. Verses 1-5
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3. Verses 6-7
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4. Verses 8-10
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5. Verse 11
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6. Verses 12-14
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7. Verses 15-16
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8. Verses 17-18
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9. Verses 19-20
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10. Verses 21-22
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11. Verse 23
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12. Verse 24
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13. Verse 25
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14. Verse 26
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15. Verse 27
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16. Verses 28-29
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17. Verse 30
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18. Verses 31-32
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19. Verse 33
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20. Verse 34
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21. Verses 35-36
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22. Verse 37
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23. Verse 38
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24. Verses 39-40
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25. Verse 41
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26. Verse 42
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27. Verses 43-44
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28. Verse 45
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29. Verses 46-47
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30. Verses 48-49
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31. Verses 50-52
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32. Verses 53-55
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33. Verses 56-57
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34. Verses 58-59
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35. Verses 60-62
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36. Verses 63-64
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37. Verse 65
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38. Verses 66-67
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39. Verses 68-69
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40. Verses 70-71
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41. Verses 72-73
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42. Verses 74-76
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43. Verse 77
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44. Verses 78-79
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45. Verse 80
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46. Verses 81-83
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47. Verses 84-85
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48. Verse 86
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49. Verse 87
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50. Verses 88-90
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51. Verses 91-92
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52. Verses 93-94
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53. Verse 95
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54. Verses 96-97
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55. Verse 98
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56. Verses 99-100
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57. Verses 101-102
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58. Verse 103
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59. Verse 104
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60. Verse 104 continued
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61. Verses 105-107
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62. Verses 108-111
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63. Verses 112-113
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64. Verses 114-117, Colophon, Conclusion
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